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Snags underpin Murray River restoration plan

Trees, branches and logs that have fallen into river channels provide critical structural habitat for river life. Over the past two centuries or so in Australia, such habitat has been removed for boat navigation, water conveyance and infrastructure protection. In 2003, the Murray–Darling Basin Authority began ‘resnagging' a section of the Murray River to restore native fish habitat.

Jarod Lyon     19-Nov-2012

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